A Secure, 2U Single-Socket Server Ideal for Memory Intensive HPC Workloads

Altus XE2111 Server

The Penguin Computing® Altus® XE2111 is a 2U single-socket server powered by the AMD EPYCTM processor family targeting enterprise customers, memory intensive HPC workloads and hyper-scale deployment. Altus XE2111 supports AMD EPYC single-socket processor with the ability to expand up to 2TB of DDR4 capacity across 8 memory channels. The Altus XE2111 supports 2.5" and 3.5" HDD/SSD options, NVMe M.2, dual/redundant power supplies and enterprise level management based off Aspeed AST2500 chip that supports RedFish. The Altus XE2111 is a cost-effective single socket solution that provide up to 2TB DDR4-2666MHz of memory capacity and 7x low-profile expansion slot, 4x PCIe Gen3 x16 and 3x PCIe Gen3 x8.

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Altus XE2111 Server AMD EPYC processor Penguin Computing

Altus XE2111 Server Features

  • 2U Rackmount Form Factor
  • Single Socket AMD EPYC Processor
  • Up to 2TB DDR4-2666MHz ECC (16x DIMMs)
  • 4x PCIe Gen3 x16 and 3x PCIe Gen3 x8
  • 24x 2.5” Hot-swappable SAS/SATA Drives
  • 1x M.2 NVMe
  • Integrated I/O and External Ports
Technical Specs

Altus XE2111 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U Rackmount
Processor Number1
Processor TypeAMD Naples EPYC
Maximum TDP180W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
Memory TypeDDR4-2666MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 2TB (16x DIMMs)
Storage System
CD-ROM DevicesNo
Hard Drive Bays
2.5"24x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
M.2 NVMe1x M.2 NVMe
Hard Drive Backplane6Gb
Ethernet ControllerBroadcom BCM57810S
On-Board LAN2x 10GbE/SFP+
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)7x PCIe Gen3 (LP)
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports[Internal] 1x USB 3.0 and 1x USB 2.0 [Rear] 2x USB 3.0 and 2x USB 2.0
VGA Ports1
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 800W 80Plus Platinum
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard Rails Included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature10C to 40C (50F to 104F)
Non-operating Temperature0C to 60C (0F to 140F)
Operating Relative Humidity8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity20% to 95% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height3.43 inches
Width16.9 inches
Depth28.0 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 50 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 60 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Altus XE2111 Configuration

Processor - AMD EPYC UP
2.5" 10KRPM SAS
2.5" 15KRPM SAS
0.05-1 DWPD SATA Drives
Main Purpose: Boot and Read Applications
1.1-10 DWPD SATA Drives
1-25 DWPD SAS Drives
M.2 NVMe SSD (2280)
M.2 22x80
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Logical DrivePartitions
unassigned swap

PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
PCIe Low Profile
TPM Security Module
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with dual C14 inlets, 100-250V
Operating System
XFS Scalable File System
XFS Scalable File System requires Red Hat OS - Make sure select correct # of Socket License
Warranty & Service (Server & Workstation)
Service (Server & Workstation)
Service, No-Return (Compute)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit